Key findings and recommendations from the Post-Covid-19 Futures Commission
The Commission launches a new report, making several recommendations for decision-makers to support Scotland’s Covid recoveryLearn More
Covid-19 is probably the most challenging time many of us have ever experienced. However, this crisis has opened the door to new ways of doing things. The RSE’s Post-Covid-19 Futures Commission aims to support a better future for Scotland and to build a fairer and more resilient society, through addressing both immediate challenges and longer-term policy and practice questions.
What does a resilient Scotland look like and what threats and challenges does Scotland face in the future? How do we prepare for this?Learn More
What does Covid teach us about how data, evidence and science is accessed, used and communicated by Governments? How can we use this learning to enhance Scotland’s ability to effectively use data, evidence and science?Learn More
What can we learn in terms of practices, approaches and outcomes of those delivering person-centred public service across Scotland? What change is possible in the near future?Learn More
How have the public been informed and engaged in Scotland’s Covid-19 experience? How do we build on this experience to improve the quality of public debate and increase the impact of public participation in decision making ?Learn More
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Digital communications during the pandemic
A conversation with young people on social media, 'fake news', increased screen time and implications on mental health
Scotland needs an independent fact-checking service to ensure science is not being misrepresented
The health and behaviour of each and every one of us throughout the pandemic has been driven by the science, data and information used and shared by decision-makers.
By Professor Niamh Nic Daéid FRSE
Businesses must reflect honestly on their resilience
Prevention and robust preparation are key in supporting an effective response to both emerging and known challenges.
By Professor Sir Ian Boyd FRSE
Do we really get a say in government decision making?
We have had investment in participation models such as citizens assemblies, and while these are welcome, public input remains on the periphery.
Article by Talat Yaqoob FRSE
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We are keen to learn from the experiences of people of Scotland and to hear your ideas about building a better Scotland post-Covid. The workstrands will also be creating opportunities for people to share their experience, and contribute to the work of the Commission. If you have ideas you would like to share with the Commission, please get in touch.Learn more